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May 22, 2016

Loys Station Covered Bridge, Maryland

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Loys Station Covered Bridge

Loys Station Covered Bridge

When Built: 1994 (Original 1880)

Builders: Not known

Description: This bridge replaced the original which was arsoned in 1991.

Loys Station Covered Bridge

Loys Station Covered Bridge

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Covered bridges of the Mid-Atlantic

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April 7, 2016

Gilpins Falls Covered Bridge, Maryland

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Gilpins Falls Covered Bridge, Maryland

Gilpins Falls Covered Bridge, Maryland

When Built: 1860

Builders: Joseph Johnson

Description: The bridge was bypassed in 1936 and left to decay. In 1958 the roof collapsed under a heavy snow load and in 1959 major repairs were made. In 2009 local citizens and grants from various governments allowed the bridge to be rehabilitated in a historically authentic manner and it left it in beautiful condition.

Gilpins Falls Covered Bridge, Maryland

Gilpins Falls Covered Bridge, Maryland

 

Gilpins Falls Covered Bridge, Maryland

Gilpins Falls Covered Bridge, Maryland

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Covered bridges of the Mid-Atlantic

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July 22, 2015

Gilpin’s Falls Covered Bridge, Maryland

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Gilpin’s Falls Covered Bridge, Maryland

Gilpin’s Falls Covered Bridge, Maryland

 

When Built: Joseph Johnson

Builders: 1860

Description: The bridge was bypassed in 1936 and left to decay. In 1958 the roof collapsed under a heavy snow load.In 1959 major repairs were made. In 2009 local citizens and grants from various governments allowed the bridge to be rehabilitated in a historically authentic manner and it left the bridge in beautiful condition.

Gilpin’s Falls Covered Bridge, Maryland

Gilpin’s Falls Covered Bridge, Maryland

 

Gilpin’s Falls Covered Bridge, Maryland

Gilpin’s Falls Covered Bridge, Maryland

This is part of a series on Maryland’s Covered Bridges. You can find an index here.

Covered bridges of the Mid-Atlantic

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June 19, 2015

Foxcatcher Covered Bridge, Maryland

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Foxcatcher Covered Bridge, Maryland

Foxcatcher Covered Bridge, Maryland

 

When Built: Ca. 1860 (Repaired 1938, 1950, and 1992)

Builders: Ferdinand Wood

Description: In 1927 Willian duPont Jr. purchased a vast area of land which included this bridge. As he engaged in fox hunts on the property, it became known as Foxcatcher Farms and the name became attached to the bridge. The State of Maryland purchased it in 1975 and established the Fair Hill Natural Resources Management Area.

Foxcatcher Covered Bridge, Maryland

Foxcatcher Covered Bridge, Maryland

 

Foxcatcher Covered Bridge, Maryland

Foxcatcher Covered Bridge, Maryland

This is part of a series on Maryland’s Covered Bridges. You can find an index here.

Covered bridges of the Mid-Atlantic

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July 12, 2014

Jerico Covered Bridge, Maryland

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Jerico Covered Bridge, Maryland

Jerico Covered Bridge, Maryland

When Built: Thomas Forsyth

Builders: 1865

Description: The Queenpost was added in 1937 along with metal braces and tie rods. The extensive renovation in 1982 included the addition of steel reinforcing girders underneath the deck, bringing the load capacity to 15 tons.

This is part of a series on Maryland’s Covered Bridges. You can find an index here.

Covered bridges of the Mid-Atlantic

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